Chairman Capital Development Authority (CDA), Amer Ali Ahmed expressing his annoyance over the poor cleanliness arrangements and inadequate medical facilities being provided at Capital hospital has directed the administration to improve the situation immediately.
The Chairman CDA was speaking during his visit to Capital Hospital on Wednesday during which he inspected all wards and medical facilities being provided to the patients.
He said, once the Capital Hospital was considered as best medical faculty of the federal capital but now the patients had to face problems due to inadequate medical facilities and improper cleanliness arrangements
Amer Ali Ahmed directed the management to improve overall situation of the Capital Hospital on immediate basis and also passed directions to allocate Rs.20 million for the maintenance of the hospital.
The upkeep work should be supervised by the Executive Director of the hospital and Director General Services, he directed further.
The Chairman Capital Development Authority also directed Director General Works to start work on construction of additional block of capital hospital by Friday and ensure its completion within given time frame so that increasing number of patients could be provided state of the art medical facility.
He also took notice of shortage of medics and paramedical staff and directed the Director General, HRD to approach Ministry of Interior to take up the matter of hiring of testing agency and necessary No Objection Certificate for recruitment before the Eid holidays so that after Eid Ul Azha recruitment process for recruiting doctors and paramedical staff could be initiated.
Amer Ali Ahmed further directed the HRD Directorate to submit a proposal for hiring of consultant for the Capital Hospital who will be responsible to improve overall system of the hospital and will prepare a comprehensive management plan for elevating capital hospital up to the modernize medical facilities.
The management of hospital should plant trees at the open spaces so that the healthy environment at capital hospital could be provided, he said adding that visible change should be witnessed in terms of cleanliness and other facilities.
The chairman CDA will again visit Capital Hospital on Friday to inspect the performance in line with the directions issued during his Wednesday’s visit.